The national IGF of Mali was recognized in 2023. Its main aim is to build a multistakeholder platform for discussion of Internet governance issues of relevance for the national community and beyond.
The Mauritius Youth IGF initiative was established in 2022. The forum provides an open platform for youth to take part in Internet governance discussions on matters of relevance.
The Kenya Youth IGF seeks to bring together young people around the country and foster their engagement in Internet governance.
The Youth IGF of Chad was recognised in 2020. Its main goal is to engage young people in the multistakeholder discussion on Internet governance and to develop capacity.
The objective of the Liberia IGF, of which the first meeting was in 2020, is to create an Internet governance discussion platform for all stakeholder groups of this respective country.
The Youth IGF of Nigeria was established in 2019. This initiative serves as a platform to empower young people to be part of public policy Internet discussions which affect the lives of us all.
YIGF Africa is an open platform for younger generation to express and interchange their ideas and thoughts on Internet governance.
Ghana Youth IGF is an integrated Youth-led initiative of the national Ghana IGF. It aims at engaging young people in Internet governance discussions.
The Youth IGF Initiative for West African community was established in 2019. It aims at channeling youth voices on Internet governance to the wider multistakeholder community.
AfIGF hosted its first regional, annual IGF meeting in 2012. The main objective of this regional IGF is to provide a platform for an inclusive multilateral, multistakeholder and multilingual discussion on issues pertinent to the Internet in Africa in general and Internet Governance issues in particular.
Arab IGF was established in 2012. It aimes to create a multistakeholder platform to discuss all public policies issues related to Internet governance, especially the issues raised in the "Internet Governance Forum" with the aim of achieving the international governance and management of the Internet and promoting the Internet access, security, stability and development.
CA-IGF was established inn 2009 year. The major objective is to review the pressing issues related to Internet governance. The Forum brings together all stakeholders of this respective region, to present different experiences specific to this sub-region, as well as to take stock of the progress and map the gaps in the integration process of Internet as an engine for development.
EA-IGF was convened in 2008 with a participation from five countries: Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. The Forum aims at creating a Community of Practice that will build a sustainable foundation for meaningful participation of East African stakeholders in Internet public policy debates at the national, regional and international level.
This initiative is inactive for a longer period of time and consequently archived.
Recognized as a regional initiative in 2020, the Quebec IGF (FGI Québec) brings together on an equal footing the different communities that are stakeholders in the Internet, mainly end users, civil society, academic networks, governments, professionals and industry representatives.
Southeast Asian IGF was established in 2020. Its main goal is to create a platform for all stakeholders to engage in open discussions on Internet governance matters of priority.
SAIGF was convened in 2012 year. It aims for fostering the engagement of the community members in a discussion on Internet governance.
The Zambia IGF was established in 2019. It is an open and inclusive space facilitating dialogue on Internet governance issues of relevance to people in Zambia.
This national IGF was launched in 2015 as a multistakeholder platform for public policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance in Zimbabwe.
This national IGF was established in 2014. It serves as a forum engaging different stakeholders in the country in discussions on Internet governance issues.
The Senegal IGF was established in 2017 with the objective to provide the national community with a multistakeholder forum for discussing Internet Governance matters.
This national IGF was recognized in 2020. It provides a multistakeholder platform for the national community to discuss matters of Internet governance.
The South Africa IGF was organized in 2016. It serves as a unique space to bring different stakeholder groups together to discuss issues related to Internet governance from the perspective of their respective communities.
The South Sudan IGF was established in 2019. The initiative serves as a multistakeholder forum for public policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance in South Sudan.
The national IGF of Sudan was established in 2018. Its main objective is to provide a multistakeholder platform where different Sudanese communities can discuss matters pertaining to Internet governance.
The Tanzania IGF was established in 2009 and recognized by the Secretariat in 2018. Its main goal is to engage different stakeholders in multistakeholder discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of the Internet.
This national IGF was established in 2015. Its mission is to bring together different national stakeholders to discuss Internet governance issues relevant to their respective communities.
The Tunisia IGF was organized in 2012. It provides a space for inclusive multistakeholder discussions on Internet governance issues in Tunisia and worldwide.
The Uganda IGF was established in 2006 with the objectives to recognize relevant Internet governance issues in Uganda, to raise awareness about these, and to build a consensus on national and regional positions.
The Kenya IGF was created in 2008. It aims to serve as a national platform for policy dialogue on issues related to Internet governance.
The Madagascar IGF was recognised in 2020. It aims to provide a multistakeholder platform for discussion of Internet governance matters of the community's priority.
The Malawi IGF was established in 2015. Its main objective is to facilitate discussion on Internet governance issues among different stakeholders from this community.
The Mauritius IGF, founded in 2017, is a collaborative leadership event that encourages policy dialogue between State and Non-State actors and amongst stakeholders on the issue of Internet Governance. The Mauritius IGF tries to group together all stakeholders whereby they are treated equally in their role of dialogue. It gives an exclusive space for people to interact and develop solutions concerning Internet problems.
The Mozambique IGF was organized in 2014. This IGF aims to increase the ability of different stakeholders in the country to identify and discuss issues related to the Internet.
The Namibia IGF was established in 2017. It provides a platform for multistakeholder discussion of Internet governance issues.
The Nigeria IGF was established in 2013. This initiative aims to provide a sustainable national forum that engages industries, the government, lawmakers, academia, civil society, and other stakeholders in a strategic national debate on Internet governance.
The Chad IGF was organized in 2012 with the objective to facilitate multistakeholder dialogue on public policy issues related to Internet governance.
This national IGF was established in 2020. Its main goal is to provide a multistakeholder platform for open and inclusive discussion of Internet governance issues.
The DRC IGF was established in 2017. Its main objective is to allow different stakeholders in the DRC to engage in discussions on issues pertaining to Internet governance.
The Gabon IGF was established in 2015. It aims to provide a platform for discussing national Internet governance issues and connecting the national community to regional and global processes of relevance.
The national IGF of Gambia was recognized in 2018 to facilitate multistakeholder discussions on Internet governance issues.
The Ghana IGF was established in 2014 with the overall goal to provide a unique space for different stakeholders from this respective community to share information, develop a dialogue, and provide recommendations on key Internet issues.
The Benin IGF was established in 2012. The forum provides a platform for different stakeholders in Benin to discuss issues related to Internet governance.
This national IGF was established in 2019. Its main purpose is to provide a multistakeholder platform for the Botswana community to discuss Internet governance issues.
The national IGF of Burkina Faso was organized in 2014. It aims to provide an open and inculsive multistakeholder platform for the Burkina Faso community to discuss issues related to Internet governance.
The Cabo Verde IGF was founded in 2021. It aims to provide a collaborative space for the national multistakeholder community to gather and discuss Internet governance issues.
The Cameroon IGF was established in 2017. Its main objective is to provide a unique platform for the multistakeholder community of Cameroon to discuss Internet Governance matters of relevance.